Important Notice

Owensboro Community and Technical College will be closed beginning December 20th, 2014 for the holiday break. We will re-open January 5th, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. During the institutional closing interested students may apply online at owensboro.kctcs.edu by clicking APPLY NOW. Any questions during the closing will be handled through the KCTCS Student Service Center at 1-855-5GO-OCTC.

OCTC Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Klauber standing with Barry Embry Darrell Higginbothem The Owensboro Community and Technical College Foundation, Inc. were established June 10, 1986 as a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation to support the purposes and mission of OCTC.

The Foundation plays an instrumental role in actively assisting both students and the college by supporting the advancement of public higher education and serving as the college's chief fundraising agent.  The Foundation increases financial and educational resources through development initiatives, establishes communication networks with private donors and public agencies, and provides support for programs and activities not funded through traditional sources.

"Power of One" Annual Campaign

Launched during Fall 2008, this annual campaign puts an emphasis on the costs associated with getting an education.  Donors are encouraged to give the cost of one credit hour, one class, one semester or one year to assist in the campaign's main initiatives.  Donations can be designated toward Student Scholarships (restricted or unrestricted), Emergency Student Funds, Innovation Funds or Unrestricted.

The Foundation

  • Provides for scholarships and grants to deserving students
  • Manages the majority of the college's endowment accounts
  • Assists in funding special projects
  • Manages the Emergency Student Loan Program
  • Promotes professional development for faculty and staff
  • Encourages greater community involvement
  • Allows donors to make gifts that are designated for the educational programs of their choice
  • Processes gifts of all sizes with a focus on major gifts and endowment

Contact Us

OCTC Foundation, Inc.
4800 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 686-4663